Mykehia Curry goes to be the primary member of her household to go to college because the 18-year-old scholar from Georgia took out scholar loans to pay for her tuition and housing at Albany State College, however she did not have cash for a number of the issues she’d want for her first time dwelling away from dwelling.
Curry’s mother is on incapacity, so cash has been tight. So final week Saturday, simply days earlier than she was scheduled to depart for faculty, she requested God for help.
“I wrote a note that mentioned ‘God please help me get the remainder of my stuff for college. Then I mentioned ‘Amen, I like you God’ and I wrote my identify and quantity” Curry informed CNN. She tied the note to three helium balloons leftover from her grandmother’s birthday celebration and allow them to go.
“Once I was writing the note, I used to be simply making an attempt to attain out to God. I did not know the place it would land. I assumed that somebody would choose it up and name me and inform me they received it or simply throw it in the trash” she mentioned.
The balloons flew about 15 miles northeast and carried the note to Grey, Georgia. That is the place Jerome Jones, a Baptist minister, found it. Jones additionally works for Georgia Energy and noticed the balloons on Monday whereas he was out on a job.
“I noticed one thing shiny and floating, so I walked over there and I received it and it was balloons with a note tied to it. They floated all evening and they landed proper in my fingers, I imply, virtually” he mentioned.
He referred to as Curry and supplied to purchase what she wanted. “He mentioned they might love to help me out.I used to be so shocked and shocked” Curry mentioned.